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six hour stay over kerry called for an end to the violence in egypt and for the country to move towards full democracy. >> the first stop u.s. secretary of state john kerry made on his latest trip to the middle east was to the to saudi arabia, but instead to cairo egypt. it's the first highest ranking official visit since july 3 n. that is the stay that the military removed mohammad morsi from his post as president of egypt and placed him under arrest. the us has been anxious about what has been happening in egypt everever since and it was john y to deliver a message from washington on what they want cairo to do in the weeks and months ahead. >> what can they do to support working with this government and also supporting their move toward democracy. let's put it this way. this trip was unannounced and that was denying egypt to say the united states is in support of what we have been doing here politically in the past five months. so by havin having this unannoud trip the u.s. was able to send a message that it does disapprove of what has happened. that said, the u.s. also is mak
. secretary of state john kerry is in saudi arabia tonight. he began a 9-day middle east trip - first stop egypt. >> syria's main opposition group is refusing to attend a second round of peace talks in geneva unless certain conditions are met. rebel leaders in the eastern democratic republic of congo are calling for fighters to lay down their guns. tonight we look at so-called blue zones - places where people live longer and healthier lives. [ ♪ music ] >> tonight secretary of state john kerry is in saudi arabia trying to smooth over tensions. his 9-day trip to the middle east began with a quick stop in egypt. it's the highest level visit there since the military removed president mohamed morsi in july. during kerry's 6-hour stay he called for the violence to end and the country to move towards full democracy. we have the latest from washington. >> the first stop made on the trip to the middle east was not to saudi arabia, but instead to cairo egypt. it's the first and highest ranking visit by a u.s. official since july 3rdrd. that's the day that the military removed mohamed morsi from
bombings. >>> let's take you straight to cairo, where the u.s. secretary of state john kerry is holding a press conference with the egyptian foreign minister. i believe that we are listening to nazar speaking. >>... we believe that they are important for egypt. we'd like to further enhance this relationship in the interests of both countries, based on the priorities of each country. this afternoon, mr secretary, you are due to meet with the president and general abdul fatah al-sisi. for our part here at the foreign ministerry, we held constructive, frank and detailed construction of various issues and discussed how to move things forward in the interests of both countries. i affirm egypt's desire to have good and point of view relationship with the united states, based on our own priorities. >> translation: we'll open the floor for questions and then meet the president. >> we'll give the secretary a chance to speak, and after that questions from the audience. >> thank you. well minister, thank you very much. thank you for your welcome back here. in egypt. thank you for your welcome. y
. >> secretary of state john kerry visits cairo. >>> and on the eve of his first trial the look at the former egyptian president in months. we have the secret footage. >> the democrati democrat seigec republic of congo to be at an end. >> and this it is the end it the new york city marathon. >> secretary of state john kerry is on a nine day tour of the middle east. his trip began with a quick added stop. egypt. it's the highest level of visit since the military removed president morsi in july. during his stay over kerry called for an end to the violence that called for the coup. >> the first stop us secretary of state john kerry made on his latest trip to the middle east was not to saudi arabia, but to cairo egypt. it's the first and highest ranking official to the capital city since july 3rd. that is the day that the military remove mohamed morsi from his post ac as president of the egypt and placed him under arrest. it was john kerry's mission to deliver a message from the obama administration on what washington expect kie re t cairn the white so weeks and months a. how can they move toward
? thousands of racers cross the finish line in the new york city marathon. >>> secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east for a nine-day tour. his trip began with a surprise visit to egypt where he urged that country this morning to move towards democracy. he stressed american egyptian ties are critical. >> the u.s.-egypt relationship should not be defined by assistance. there are much bigger issues that matter to us, that concern us, that define the relationship. >> kerry's visit marks the first by an american official since the ousting of mohammed morsi in july. rosalyn moore has more from washington? >> the first stop john kerry made on his latest trip to the middle east was to cairo, egypt, the first and highest-ranking visit by a u.s. official to the egyptian capital city since july 3rdrd. >> that's the day that the military removed mohammed morsi and placed him under arrest. the u.s. has been anxious about what has been happening in egypt ever since. it was john kerry's mission to deliver a message from the obama administration about what washington expects cairo to do in the
arrived in egypt. john kerry's first visit since the over throw of mohamed morsi. he's to make an appearance in court on monday, accused of inciting murder and violence. relations has been strained inns u.s. withdrew k since the u.s. withdrew some aid. >> this is john kerry's first visit since the deposing of mohamed morsi. what more do we know about the secretary of state's visit. >> we know he landed half an hour ago. he's already meeting the foreign minister in cairo. and he'll meet with the man behind the current government, the defence minister, abdul fatah al-sisi. >> we are hearing that the u.s. officials on the plan landing in cairo with the u.s. secretary of state was saying that he was expecting a frostry reception. we know they announced a freeze on hundreds of millions of dollars worth of aid to egypt last month, and also the transference of military hardware - like helicopters and tanks. it didn't go down well in egypt. the u.s. trying to draw a line in the sand saying to the new government - respect human rights, bring in democratic principles, stop your crackdown
in the initial days of the troubled website. >> a stunning admission by the u.s., john kerry admits some surveillance has gone too far, just as giant tech companies push back against the government. >> the bottom line is people are going to go hungry. >> the federal cuts making it harder for struggling families to put food on the table. >> a threatened species makes a comeback. the salmon population is pushed toward record numbers. >> good morning, good to have you with us on this friday with that welcome to aljazeera america. >> for more than a month now, the obama administration has been saying how many millions of people have visited the health care website, but they have kept quiet about exactly how many have enrolled, insisting they do not have those numbers. >> new documents show the white house has a pretty good idea. >> even the president admits healthcare.gov has problems. >> the website is too slow, too many people have gotten stuck. >> just how many people have gotten stuck or how many ever enrolled are figures the obama administration has been denying the public for days now.
to start about an hour from now. >>> secretary of state john kerry is in saudi arabia part of a world wind tour of the middle east aimed at easing tensions with arab powers and will meet with saudi's king abdullah on monday. he visited cairo this week. john kerry is the highest-ranking american official to visit egypt since the military toppled mohamed morsi. in response the u.s. suspended millions in aid. turning to the war in syria, the main rebel group set demands for the long demand geneva ii peace talks. the syrian national collision or snc, says it will not attend the negotiations if a date is not set for the removal of the president bashar al-assad. the snc doesn't want iran at the meeting, which is set for the end of the month. sue turton has more from cairo, where the arab league met to discuss cairo. the new head of the arab league said there was no way the syrian coalition would sustained the geneva ii conference if iran was to attend. >> what we are clearly asking from you is to support and stop a regime, blood, security. first of all, declare iran as an occupying force of syri
today. >>> secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east for meeting with u.s. allies. one of kerry's key missions is to smooth relations with saudi arabia which is upset about u.s. policies in the region. kerry's first stop today was egypt where he told the foreign minister that u.s. ties go deeper than aid. it was kerry's first trip to the country since the u.s. suspended significant military aid to egypt over the bloody crackdown on the muslim brotherhood. those are your top stories. "reliable sources" is at the top of the hour but back to fareed zakaria and "gps." >>> for you for what in the world segment. america's middle east policies are failing we're told and best evidence is that saudi arabia is furious. dick cheney, john mccain and lindsey graham have all sounded the alarm about the recent rejection of a seat on the u.n. security council. but what everyone thinks of the obama administration's handling of the region, the last measure of american foreign policy should be how it is received by the house. if there were a price for most irresponsible foreign policy, it
by secretary of state john kerry to encourage u.s.-brokered peace talks. the pending geneva peace conference on syria appears further in doubt after months of delay. on sunday, the opposition syrian national coalition set a timetable for the departure of president bashar al-assad remains a precondition for its involvement in any talks. the coalition also rejected the inclusion of iran at the negotiating table. the syrian government accused secretary of state john kerry of interference for publicly backing handover of power. two french journalists have been found dead following their abduction in mali. claude verlon and ghislaine dupont of the radio network rfi were kidnapped after interviewing the separatist leader. 12 suspects have been arrested for the pair's murder. france invaded northern mali earlier this year to fight rebel forces. claims president obama's campaign team consider replacing vice president joe biden with hillary clinton for obama's bid to win reelection. the idea was reportedly discussed, but ultimately abandoned because it would significantly improve obama's chances. at
of state john kerry made an off-the-cuff comment saying if syria gave up chemical weapons military action could be avoided - something the russians jumped at, leading to la plan to el -- to a plan to eliminate syria's weapons. >> the wach doll sent -- watchdog sent inspectors in. syria met two deadlines. last week they submitted a plan outlining how it would destroy chemical weapons reserve. on thursday, a day before the deadline it was announced that syria destroyed the equipment needed to create new chemical weapons. the next deadline is the middle of this month, where the formal plan will need to be approved by the intersectional atomic chemical agent's committee. part of that will be how the government will destroy 1,000 tonnes of toxic agents. that's in order to meet the deadline of destroying its stockpile by next year. >> we have breaking news from syria. israeli war planes hit a shipment from russia to the syrian port of latakia. the shippment was said to be russian missiles. we cannot confirm the report at this time. as soon as we have more information we will bring it to you. >>
the trial in cairo. meanwhile protesters in alexandria where police arrested 60 demonstrators. john kerry is expected to arrive the day before morsi is to appear in court. kerry acknowledged that the nsa sometimes oversteps its mission. he made that comment while defending the nsa surveillance work. kerry said the agency has done beyond what is necessary to keep the country safe. >> and in some cases i acknowledge to you as has the president that some of these actions reach too far and we'll make sure that that does not happen in the future. >> nsa leaker edward snowdon has offered to investigate the phone capping of german chancellor angela merkel. he spoke with the german official and gave a letter to hihim. >>> germany is the first european country to recognize this third gender. >> reporter: neither a boy nor girl, daniel la said she spent her life in fear, pain and shame because of doctors' decisions. now she's trying to make sure that the same doesn't happen to anyone else. >> i was born with so said ambiguous genitalia. the doctors could not tell me if i was a boy or girl. at two a
on the muslim brotherhood. 14 more brotherhood leaders are also going on trial today. john kerry visited on sunday and urged the military government to work toward restoring democracy and egypt is planning to hold a national referendum on an amended constitution. presidential and parliamentary elections are planned next year. >> obviously part of the roadmap and part of the process of strengthening egypt's linkages to the rest of the world will be measured in the way in which the people of egypt are sustained in their ability to have the right to assemble, the right to express themselves, but even as they do that we also agree no one should be allowed to practice violence with impunity. >> reporter: right now more than 20,000 police and soldiers are deployed across cairo to prevent violence and al jazeera dominick cain has more on the trial. >> reporter: these are the first pictures of mohamed morsi to emerge since he was deposed as president in july. >> translator: leaked by an egyptian newspaper they show him during a meeting with foreign dignitaries later that month and he said he
the newspaper la monde reported that the nsa had monitored communications there. john kerry was on tour to discuss the syrian crisis when he was summoned to answer some questions. >> these kinds of practices between partners that violate privacy are totally unacceptable. we must quickly assure that these practices aren't repeated. >> reporter: united in anger last week 28 heads of the european union countries gathered for what was supposed to be a discussion about the growing syrian refugee crisis. france and germany announced bilateral talks with the u.s. over the goal of dispute of electronic surveillance at the end of the year. once again at the center of a wiretapping supervisor is former nsa contractor edward snowdon. but this is not the first time that snowdon has leaked classified information about tapping ally communications. just la month brazil's president postponed a state visit to the u.s. over revelations that the nsa has spied on her. but house committee chairman mike rogers said our european allies should be thankful for keeping them secure from outside threats. >> if th
security agency may have overstepped the mark in its intelligence gathering. john kerry said: s >> he added - and the president ... >> meanwhile indonesia summoned the australian ambassador over claims its embassies were used as spying hubs for the u.s. indonesia's foreign minister said his country was deeply concerned over the allegations, coming from information leaked by former n.s.a. contractor edward snowden. australia prime minister said that his government had not broken any laws. >> four palestine fighters in gaza have been killed by israeli troops. violence broke out after several israelis tanks crossed the boarder into the gaza strip. it's the latest of a series of incursions into the area. >> thailand is one step closer to passing amnesty laws that could allow the return of former prime minister thaksin shinawatra. thousands have been protesting against the draft bill and more rallies are banned. thaksin shinawatra has been in exile following corruption allegations. >> in the early morning hours of friday the thai house passed pa blankets amnesty bill,ing it the opposition party
on thursday john kerry said i assure you that innocent people are not being abused in the process but yes in some cases it has reached too far. we are going to try to make sure it doesn't happen in the future. he added the president is now doing a thorough review in order that nobody will have the sense of abuse. meanwhile indonesia has claims that they used spying hubs for the u.s. and the foreign minister said the country was deeply concerned over the allegation. they came from information leaked from former nsa contractor edward snowden and said the government had not broken any laws. thailand is one step closer to passing a controversial amnesty law that could allow return of the prime minister. thousands of people are protesting against the draft bill and morae rallies are planned and we have more in bankok. >> in the early morning hours of friday the thai house passed the controversial blanket amnesty bill, something the opposition party has been strongly against and protests in the months since this was first introduced back in august and the last couple of days the opposition part
. >> u.s. secretary of state john kerry is set to visit egypt for the first time things mohamed morsi was forced out of power. his visit on sunday will last a matter of hours. relations between the two countries has been strained following a decision by the u.s. to withdraw military aid to egypt. more ahead on the program - including mexico cracking down on drug crimes. many say gangs are finding a new way to make money. and... >> i'm kath turner in new york. officials with the marathon are battling the fallout from two unprecedented event - hurricane sandy, and the boston marathon bombings. >>> hello again. you're watching al jazeera. these are the top stories - soldiers in the democratic republic of congo accusing m23 rebels of committing atrocities as they fled government forces. the rebels have been pushed from their eastern stronghold and are being chased by the conningo lease army. >> two men have been sentenced in absenta. chowdhury mueen-uddin lives in the u.k., and the other uk lives in the u.s. >> pakistan's government says it will review ties with the u.s. after a drone att
intelligence gathering. speaking at an international summit on thursday john kerry said i assure you innocent people are not being abused in this process but, yes, in some cases it has reached too far. we are going to try to make sure it doesn't happen in the future. and he added and the president is now doing a thorough review in order that nobody will have the sense of abuse. meanwhile indonesia has claims the embassys were used as spying hubs for the u.s., indonesia foreign minister and said the country is deeply concerned by the allegation. information was leaked by former nsa contractor edward snowden and the prime minister said the government has not broken any laws. a worker strike in the indoe knee is a region is in the second day and demanding more pay and better conditions and unions say two million people took part on the strikes on thursday but police say the figures are much lower. thailand now where a controversial bill granting amnesty to politicians for crimes they committed is a step closer to becoming law and could allow return of former prime minister who is in self imposed
several times by police. he is described as unresponsive in the hospital. >>> john kerry is in cairo today asking egyptians to work toward democrat tracey. the secretary of state is the highest level u.s. official to visit egypt since former president morsi was ousted in july. kerry said the u.s. did not suspend military aid to egypt as punishment and promises humanitarian aid will continue. >>> back in the u.s., a tropical storm has stormed off the southern tip of baja california. the national hurricane center says tropical storm sonia has maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour, and picking up speed, moving about thea 13 miles per hour. >>> coming up at 2:00 eastern time, the mayor of toronto has apologized for "mistakes," but says he isn't going anywhere. he made the statement on his weekly radio show just moments ago. toronto police reportedly had video of him smoking a crack pipe. we'll have more details on the statement and what's next. i'm frederiqricka whitfield. more gaps ga-- more "fareed zak gps" right now. >>> for you for what in the world segment. america's middle east po
of this committee, and, secondly, if you remember, i think everybody remembers secretary kerry came in on september 3 asking for the authorization for the use of military force, which was passed out of this committee at his request and at the president's. at that time, the secretary said there was a strategy relative to syria. it was a strategy similar to what was laid out in this committee. obviously, things have changed pretty dramatically on the ground since that time. and with the issue of the chemical weapons, basically, as far as i can see, there is no real strategy relative to the opposition. i know we are still formalizing that there is a strategy. i look forward especially to ambassador ford's testimony regarding the opposition. let's face it, guys -- what really happened when the russian offer came forth was it was less about seizing an opportunity, and it was more about our country not having the stomach to follow through on a strategy over the longer term relative to syria. look, i very much hope that we are successful and think we will be relative to chemical weapons. but in the proces
, in september, u.s. secretary of state john kerry made an off the cuff comment saying if syria gave up its chemical weapons then military action could be avoided. something the russians jumped at and that led to a plan to eliminate syria's chemical weapons. based on that agreement, the global chemical weapons watchdog set deadlines for syria's disarmer. and sent weapons inspectors in. syria has now met two deadlines in that process. last week the syrian government submitted a plan outlining how it will destroy its chemical weapons reserves. on thursday, a day before the deadline, it's a announced that syria has functionally destroyed the equipment it needs to create new chemical weapons. the next deadline is the middle of this month with syria's formal plan will need to be approved by the international atomic agency's executive committee. part of that will mean explaining how and where the government plans to detroit more than a thousand tons of toxic agents and munitions in order to meet its final deadline of destroying its entire stockpile by the middle of next year. kim, al jazerra. >>
to work week for both the house and senate. secretary of state john kerry making an unannounced visit to egypt today. detroit and new york electing mayors. voters in new jersey and new york will be electing a new governor. morning and we are going to begin with a new gallup poll, asking you about the state of your life and your thoughts about the country in general. to you feel more optimistic about where you are going? do you have the opportunities to get ahead? we are asking the yes and -- asking a yes and no question. the number is -- you can also send us an e-mail, send us a tweet, or join us on facebook.com. this is what the question looks like on our twitter page. do you think there is an opportunity to get ahead in america i? , ifd on the new gallup poll you want to check it out it is online at gallup.com. opportunitynty of to get ahead here in america. the survey was released over the last couple of days. while the u.s. has historically prided itself on an open ended mobility, celebrating rags to riches stories, rising income inequality and a normally -- and abnormally high un
, if you remember, i think everybody remembers secretary kerry came in on september 3 asking for the authorization for the use of military force, which was passed out of this committee at his request and at the president's. at that time, the secretary said there was a strategy relative to syria. it was a strategy similar to what was laid out in this committee. obviously, things have changed pretty dramatically on the ground since that time. and with the issue of the chemical weapons, basically, as far as i can see, there is no real strategy relative to the opposition. i know we are still formalizing that there is a strategy. i look forward especially to ambassador ford's testimony egarding the opposition. let's face it, guys -- what really happened when the russian offer came forth was it was less about seizing an opportunity, and it was more about our country not having the stomach to follow through on a strategy over the longer term relative to syria. look, i very much hope that we are successful and think we will be relative to chemical weapons. but in the process, we have
has drawn up to this country is quite innovative. secretary of state john kerry absolutely knows the issues and as i'd think does president obama. we have no other option. we have to find the political will to gather and move forward -- together and move forward. >> the argument against john, change is we're losing jobs in a troubled economy. >> and that is a false juxtaposition. as we move to low carbon, and it actually will be job creating. give figures. there are more green jobs being created than other sectors. we have to recognize it is very important that it is a just tradition. we work closely with the trade union movement. they are looking to pension funds to invest in futures that are good for everybody, renewable energies and others. we need a real sense that this is not a them or us, but all of us together. we think of the intergenerational injustice. i talked this morning about being a grandmother with grandchildren who would be in their 40s and 2050. what will they say to us? i said this often enough i cannot muster the echoes of their voices. at the moment, i hear t
a knockout punch in the foreseeable future. and our strategy is based on that assessment. secretary kerry, therefore, it working extensively with russia, with other concerned members of the international community, including countries like us that strongly support the syrian opposition, and he is working the united nations to promote a political solution. last week, on october 22 in london, 11 countries that strongly support the syrian opposition can together and we al reaffirms our support for negotiated settlement based on the full implementation -- and i want to underline that -- the full implementation of the june 2012 geneva communiquÉ. this full implementation of the geneva to medicaid is also what we have agreed upon during the summer with the united nations and the russian government. 11 the russians, the london countries, and the united nations all agreed that a geneva he's conference should result in transition thed governing body established by mutual agreement between the syrian regime and the opposition . this is a political solution which most syrians and those countries su
john kerry negotiated the release of those prisoners. >> good news for those in the south in the weather forecast, things are warming up. >> good morning. >> briefly for the east coast, as well, but part of a weather system that is eventually going to cause problems, we're going to have to take the good with the bad. across the country, you can see the dividing line. we have the system that's been moving in to the midsection of the country, creating a lot of rain. ahead of that, we had a southerly flow. starting to get into the 60's, up and down the east coast and northeast. here's what we had as we get into tomorrow. remember those temperatures i just showed. there's a warm flow off the gulf. the front culls in. behind that, the temperatures will be falling. that means thursday, these temperatures surge, as well. as we look at all of that into tomorrow's highs, temperatures go up. washington, d.c. likely to get into the 70's, where as on the backside of the front, minneapolis drops down to 50 degrees. what we're also seeing is the wet weather in the midsection of the coun
the commerce secretary and secretary of state john kerry. 8:30 a.m. underway at eastern. >> what is the most important issue that congress should consider in 2014? that is the question for the c- span student cam video competition. make a documentary that shows varying points of view and includes the standard video for your chance to win the grand prize of $5,000. this year we have doubled the number of total winners. entries must be in by january 2014. for more information go to studentcam.org. >> at the national press club today, sally jewell discusses the national parks. she spoke and took questions for almost an hour. >> thank you for that thorough and entertaining introduction. not necessarily accurate but somewhat close. i want to thank the national press club for what you do to bring opera voices and issues bringre complex -- to thoughtful voices to issues that are complex. i want you to pay attention to this. they are responsible for the best ever question i received from the media in my time here. ,y colleague kate kelly somewhere around here, she does a very good job will she is hi
will be the russians. secretary kerry has talked extensively with russian foreign minister lavrov. they speak regularly, several times a week on syria. the russians share a big interest with us in syria about not having that country as it becomes a failed state become a base of extremism. they have their own national security interest in that respect. they are concerned about the country, were assad to leave, becoming totally an article place. they talk about a need for a managed transition. you can't have a managed transition until the opposition itself puts forward proposals that the russians and others can look at, senator. otherwise we're in a sort of absurd chicken and egg situation. so i have been talking extensively to the opposition about putting some things on the table that the russians and the rest of the international community and most importantly other syrians can look at to say there's an al sternive. >> give us a sense of what that would be, that would assuage the syrians and the russian people. >> if assad were to go, who would replace him as president and what would his authorities be
secretary of state john kerry doubts -- similarly, well, excuse me, conversely the u.n. said that iran should play a constructive role. where do you see iran's role in the geneva talk and the future of building a stable syria? the secretary of state said specifically that iran he didn't think iran could play a constructive role unless they accept the geneva communique. which is the action plan of the group that met then which iran was not a member of neither was saudi arabia to implement a political transition. iran may not accept the geneva communique. the iranian position is there should be no conditions on iranian participation in geneva 2 or the syrian process. some may read the geneva communique and some of the language about the mutual consent, the transitional -- i won't go great detail here. we can after if you would like. as a condition regarding assad's participation or not. the iranian position, as i understand it, told to me by the foreign minister is that they're ready to help on geneva 2. they're in touch with the syrian government. some opposition groups. they believe th
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